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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 133 by Various. Read in English by SuperCoconut; Glenn O'Brien; Arup Sen; Peter Deligdisch; Andrew K Waugh; Son of the Exiles; Malcolm Fisher; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Shakira Searle; Willy; inflected; Fiddlesticks; Eunah Choi; Christopher Earnings; Phil Schempf; Ruth Golding This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2014. This collection includes the following: All Things Bright and Beautiful , by Cecil F. Alexander A...
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by Aline Kilmer
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of In Spring by Aline Kilmer. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 20, 2016. Read in English by Saffie; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Jennifer Fournier; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Shakira Searle and Twinkle. Aline Murray Kilmer was an American poet, children's book author, and essayist, and the wife and widow of poet and journalist Joyce Kilmer. Aline attended the Rutgers...
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by Captain S. P. Meek; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Sophie Wenzel Ellis; David R. Sparks
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 12, December 1930 by Captain S. P. Meek; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Sophie Wenzel Ellis; David R. Sparks. Read in English by Bill Boerst This issue includes "Slaves of the Dust" by Sophie Wenzel Ellis, Part B of "The Pirate Planet" by Charles W. Diffin, "The Sea Terror" by Captain S. P. Meek, "Gray Denim" by Harl Vincent, and "The Ape-Men of Xlotli" by David R. Sparks. - Summary by Bill Boerst For...
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LibriVox recording of BOOK TITLE, by AUTHOR. Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 011: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (72MB)
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by Ray Cummings; Murray Leinster; Charles W. Diffin
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 06, June 1930 by Ray Cummings; Murray Leinster; Charles W. Diffin. Read in English by KHand; Tommy Howell; Mike Pelton; Zachary Brewster-Geisz; Marty; Greg Giordano Issue six of this seminal science-fiction magazine concludes the Ray Cummings story "Brigands of the Moon", and continues Murray Leinster's "Murder Madness". In addition there are three short stories, by various authors, and a short novel by Charles W. Diffin - Summary by...
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 007 Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 007: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook...
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by Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of Tales of Unrest, by Joseph Conrad. Tales of Unrest (1898) is the first collection of short stories by Joseph Conrad published in his lifetime. Joseph Conrad (1857– 1924), a Polish-born English novelist, was a master in the formats of long short story and novella, a form of story longer than conventional short story but shorter than a novel. Some of Conrad's most acclaimed works have been written in these formats, most notably Heart of Darkness (1899). Tales of Unrest...
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by Florence Holbrook
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook. Read by Raybrite. This is a book of myths told by the Indians of North America to their children. They could be compared to present day Fairy Tales. (Summary by Kenneth Coon) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Andrew Lang
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LibriVox recording of Tales Of King Arthur And The Round Table by Andrew Lang. Read in English by David Wales The tales of King Arthur and his Knights are of Celtic origin. The Celts were the people who occupied Britain at the time when the history of the country opens… It is believed that King Arthur lived in the sixth century, just after the Romans withdrew from Britain… the stories came to be handed down from father to son, in Brittany (whose people are of the same family as the Welsh)...
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by Sewell Peaslee Wright; Captain S. P. Meek; Arthur J. Burks; Murray Leinster; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Tom Curry
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 07, July 1930 by Sewell Peaslee Wright; Captain S. P. Meek; Arthur J. Burks; Murray Leinster; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Tom Curry. Read in English by ScottReyonoldsVoice; Atmor; Mike Pelton; Robert Dixon; Jason Mills; Tommy Howell Issue seven of this seminal science-fiction magazine - Summary by Annise For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Ray Cummings; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Lloyd Eshbach; Victor Rousseau; William Merriam Rouse
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 11, November 1930 by Ray Cummings; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Lloyd Eshbach; Victor Rousseau; William Merriam Rouse. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This science-fiction mag includes "The Wall of Death" by Victor Rousseau, "The Pirate Planet" by Charles W. Diffin, "The Destroyer" by William Merriam Rouse, "The Gray Plague" by L. A. Eshbach, "Jetta of the Lowlands" by Ray Cummings, and...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Through the Looking-Glass, by Lewis Carroll. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Although it makes no reference to the events in the earlier book, the themes and settings of Through the Looking-Glass make it a kind of mirror image of Wonderland: the first book begins...
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Code: LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works Collection, Vol 003 Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 003: a collection of 10 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
Topics: Audiobooks, Librivox, Children, Fairy Tales, Short Stories
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by Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Murray Leinster; Lilith Lorraine; Victor Rousseau
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 05, May 1930 by Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Murray Leinster; Lilith Lorraine; Victor Rousseau. Read in English by Mike Pelton; Tommy Howell; Alan Winterrowd; Alison Stewart The fifth issue of Astounding Stories continues the Ray Cummings serial "Brigands of the Moon", begins a 4 part novel by Murray Leinster, and presents a sequel by Sewell Peaslee Wright to his story in the March issue. Also included are stories by Lilith Lorraine and...
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, by L. Frank Baum. Read by Jedopi. This wonderful children’s short story tells all about the youth, manhood and old age of Santa Claus and how he became immortal. (Introduction by jedopi) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, children, young adult, Santa Claus, fables, Christmas, fairy tales
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by Charlton Miner Lewis
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LibriVox recording of Gawayne and the Green Knight, by Charlton Miner Lewis. Read by Jerome Lawsen. Published in 1903, Gawayne and the Green Knight is a modern-language retelling of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, a 14th-century verse romance following a young knight of the Round Table. During Christmas celebrations, a mysterious, entirely green knight presents a challenge to King Arthur's court: that any may strike the stranger a single blow with his green axe, provided he assent to receiving...
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Topics: fantasy, fairy tale, Gawain, Round Table, King Arthur, knights, Librivox, audiobook, literature
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by George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of The Lost Princess, by George MacDonald. Read by volunteer readers. Also known as "A Double Story" or "The Wise Woman." The story of two very spoiled girls, a princess and a peasant, who are kidnapped by a strange woman for a lesson in life. They may not emerge the same... but will their parents be changed for the better too? (Summary by Cheyenne) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by John Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of Alice in Blunderland: an Iridescent Dream, by John Kendrick Bangs. Read by Lars Rolander. John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was an American author and satirist, and the creator of modern Bangasian Fantasy, the school of fantasy writing that sets the plot wholly or partially in the afterlife. (Wikipedia) Plot summary: J K Bangs has taken Alice from Lewis Carroll's “Alice in Wonderland” and lets her on a boring day travel with the Mad Hatter, the...
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by Andrew Lang
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LibriVox recording of The Grey Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. The tales in the Grey Fairy Book are derived from many countries—Lithuania, various parts of Africa, Germany, France, Greece, and other regions of the world. They have been translated and adapted by Mrs. Dent, Mrs. Lang, Miss Eleanor Sellar, Miss Blackley, and Miss hang. 'The Three Sons of Hali' is from the last century 'Cabinet des Fees,' a very large collection. The French author may have had some...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Phil Griffiths. The hero, Etienne Gerard, is a Hussar in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. Gerard's most notable attribute is his vanity - he is utterly convinced that he is the bravest soldier, greatest swordsman, accomplished horseman and gallant lover in all France. Gerard is not entirely wrong since he displays notable bravery on many occasions, but his self-satisfaction undercuts this quite...
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LibriVox 's Short Story Collection 051: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. Brooksmith by Henry James (1843-1916) Champagne by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) A Comedy in Rubber O. Henry (1862-1910) Daniel O'Rourke's Wonderful Voyage to the Moon by Thomas Crofton Croker (1798-1854) Dream Life and Real Life; A Little African Story by Olive Schreiner (1855 –1920) The Drink of the Dead: A Legend of Bushmanland by Frederick Cornell...
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LibriVox 20 Short Stories by various authors recorded by Librivox Volunteers For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (220MB)
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LibriVox 2010 Multilingual Christmas Short Works Collection. The collection contains public domain short stories, essays, poems and scripture passages recorded by a variety of LibriVox members in English, German and Portuguese. Details of the source text and readers may be found on the LibriVox catalogue page for this item. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org M4B Audiobook (166MB)
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 029 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 15 , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest...
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by Margaret Sidney
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LibriVox recording of Five Little Peppers Midway, by Margaret SidneySidney. Read by Symmie. Five Little Peppers Midway is the joyous continuation of the Pepper family's story. A snooty cousin comes to stay with the Peppers, and yet even this can't dampen the joy the Pepper children feel about the wonderful prospect of Mamsie's upcoming wedding! (Summary by Mary Anderson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 16, first epilogue , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the...
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Story Collection, Vol 002 Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 002: a collection of 10 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
Topics: Librivox, Audiobooks, children, animals, fairy tales, stories
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of A Story of the Stone Age, by H. G. Wells. Read by James Christopher. This story is of a time beyond the memory of man, before the beginning of history. . . (Summary from the text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of White Nights and othere Stories, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky translated by Constance Garnett White Nights and Other Stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky is a compilation published in 1918 by The MacMillan Company, NY (USA) and Heinemann (UK). It contains these 7 works: - White Nights - Notes from the Underground - A Faint Heart - A Christmas Tree and a Wedding - Polzunkov - A Little Hero - Mr. Prohartchin For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader...
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by Charles W. Diffin
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LibriVox recording of Two Thousand Miles Below, by Charles W. Diffin. Read by Richard Kilmer. A science fiction novel that was originally produced in four parts in the publication: Astounding Stories in June, September, November 1932, January 1933. The main character is Dean Rawson, who plans on discovering a way of mining power from a dead volcano, but ends up discovering more than he bargained for. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern volume 3, by Charles Dudley Warner, editor. The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from literature of all times and all kinds what they considered the best pieces of human writing, and compiled an ambitious collection of 45 volumes (with a...
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LibriVox recording of King Arthur's Knights: The Tales Retold for Boys & Girls, by Henry Gilbert. Read by volunteer readers. This book is an attempt to tell some of the stories of King Arthur and his Knights in a way which will be interesting to every boy and girl who loves adventures. (Introduction by Henry Gilbert) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 039 by Various. A collection of 20 short stories in the Public Domain For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (268MB)
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 035 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
Topics: science fiction, short stories, morris, williamson, fyfe, arthur, sheldon, purcell, vincent,...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 041, by Various. LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 041: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (200MB)
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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically "think" rather than "shoot" their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author's imagination. The...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 025 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 027 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
Topics: science fiction, short stories, piper, brown, francis, fyfe leinster, vance, jacobi, harrison,...
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works Vol. 005. Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 005: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook...
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by Ray Cummings, Captain S.P. Meek, Arthur J. Burks,, Anthony Pelcher, Tom Curry
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 04, April 1930 by Ray Cummings; Captain S. P. Meek; Arthur J. Burks; Thomas H. Knight; Anthony Pelcher; Tom Curry. Read in English by Tommy Howell; Mark Nelson; Alan Winterrowd; Larry Wilson The fourth issue of Astounding Stories continues Ray Cummings serial "Brigands of the Moon", along with pulp sci-fi stories by Capt. S. P. Meek, Anthony Pelcher and other authors. - Summary by Alan Winterrowd For further information, including links to...
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by Margaret Sidney
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LibriVox recording of Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, by Margaret Sidney. The Five Little Peppers and How They Grew tells the story of how the Peppers live, learn, and play in their little brown house. They are poor, and Mamsie must work constantly to keep the wolf from the door but they do it with gaiety and spirit that would not be expected. The Peppers make due with whatever they have and the elder children try to make things special for the younger. Though tragedies often befall...
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LibriVox recording of Young Adult Short Works Collection Vol. 001, by Various Authors. Read by Librivox volunteers. Librivox’s Young Adults Short Story Collection 001: a collection of 9 short works of Young Adult fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 21 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 025 LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 025: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (28MB)
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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 043: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. Details of the source texts and readers may be found on the LibriVox catalogue page for this item. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (217MB)
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by Leo Tolstoy
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 17, second epilogue , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Collection 040 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no...
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by Leo Tolstoy (transl. Aylmer and Louise Maude)
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 12 , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest...
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works Volume 004, by Various. Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 004: a collection of 11 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection 038. LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 038: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (208MB)
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LibriVox recording of A Tangled Tale by Lewis Carroll. Read by Availle. Lewis Carroll (1832-1896) is famous for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It is less widely known that he worked as a lecturer for mathematics at Christ Church college, Oxford for 27 years. A tangled tale merges his two talents as storyteller and mathematician. It consists of ten short humorous stories which present one or more mathematical problems. The ten knots as they are called, were first published in The Monthly...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 026 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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The "Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern", is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from literature of all times and all kinds what they considered the best pieces of human writing, and compiled an ambitious collection of 45 volumes (with a 46th being an index-guide). Besides the selection and translation of a huge number of poems, letters, short...
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by Leo Tolstoy (transl. Aylmer and Louise Maude)
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 13 , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest...
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LibriVox recording of Brazilian Tales, by Machado de Assis, Medeiros e Albuquerque, Coelho Neto and Carmen Dolores (Emília Bandeira de Melo), translated by Isaac Goldberg. Read by Leni Ribeiro. "Brazilian Tales" is a collection of six short stories selected by Isaac Goldberg as best representative of the Brazilian Literature of his period - the end of the 19th century. His comprehensive preface aims at familiarizing the reader with a literature that was - and still is - virtually...
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LibriVox ’s Short Story Collection 047: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, including stories by Poul Anderson, Aphra Behn, Kate Chopin, Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, Bret Harte, O. Henry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Franz Kafka, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Lucy Maud Montgomery and Wilbur D. Nesbit. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 14 , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest...
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Librivox volunteers from around the world bring you Christmas stories, carols and poems in English, German, Hungarian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. A merry Christmas to you all! The collection comprises: English: 03 The Sweet Miracle by Eça de Queiroz Trans. Edgar Prestage, read by Leni. 05 Lill's Travels in Santa Claus Land by Ellis Towne, Sophie May and Ella Farman, read by Jan MacGillivray. 07 The Thin Santa Claus by Ellis Parker Butler, read by Mark F. Smith. 08 What Christmas...
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Librivox recording of Child's New Story Book read by Sibella Denton. Short and sweet stories for children. (Summary by Dr. Heather A. D. Mbaye) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org Download M4B (5MB)
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Jeff Robinson. Old miser Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a major transformation after being visited by his deceased colleague Jacob Marley, who warns him to change his ways and has three spirits visit him on the night of Christmas Eve. (Introduction by Jeff Robinson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 23 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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LibriVox recording of Herodotus' Histories Vol. 2 translated by A. D. Godley, read by LibriVox volunteers, proofed, coordinated, and produced by Karen Merline. The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting...
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LibriVox recording of Librivox Short Story Collection Vol. 030 Read by James Christopher, Alan Davis Drake, Ernst Pattynama, Piper Hale, Matt Bohnhoff, Hattie LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 030: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 033 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 24 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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LibriVox recording of children's Short Works, Vol. 006 Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 006: a collection of 11 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 042, by Various. Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 032, Read by David Nicol, Ralph Snelson, James Christopher, Ernst Pattynama, Alan Davis Drake, Annoying Twit. LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 032: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Arthur J. Burks; Murray Leinster; Harl Vincent; Victor Rousseau; Edmond Hamilton; R. F. Starzl; Harold Thompson Rich
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 08, August 1930 by Arthur J. Burks; Murray Leinster; Harl Vincent; Victor Rousseau; Edmond Hamilton; R. F. Starzl; Harold Thompson Rich. Read in English by Bill Boerst; Douglas Taylor; Zachary Brewster-Geisz; Larry Greene; Will Staunton; Atmor; Tommy Howell; Scott Foster; Marty Issue eight of this seminal science-fiction magazine CONTENTS Murder Madness by Murray Leinster - the conclusion of this novel Earth the Maurader by Arthur J. Burks - Part 2 of a...
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LibriVox recording of The Enchanted Castle: Fairy Tales from Flowerland, by Hartwell James. Read by Kalynda. Every boy and girl—and for that matter every man and woman, too—rejoices when the winter snows have vanished and the earth once more puts on her beautiful dress of green, for then the flowers wake from their sleep and clothe the earth with beauty. Because all boys and girls love flowers, those of them who read this book will be interested in the beautiful stories they have to tell,...
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LibriVox recording of Stories of King Arthur's Knights Told to the Children by Mary MacGregor. Read by Joy Chan. A collection of Arthurian tales retold for children. (Summary by Joy Chan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (52MB)
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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, by Julian Hawthorne, ed. In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan manuscript. In...
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LibriVox collection of short humorous works first published before 1923. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B(128mb)
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 015 Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed. Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input. For further information, including links to online...
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